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to bay area homes. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> caltrans admits the new eastern span in the bay bridge has its flaws, but tonight officials insist it is safe enough to with stand an earthquake. good evening. i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. ktvu sat down exclusively today with the chief engineer of the new bay bridge to discuss the criticisms surrounding the eastern span. today, caltrans admitted some welds may suffer damage in an earthquake, that the alignment of some sections of the bridge are off by as much as 8 millimeters, and that a third of the bolts on the bridge have become wet because of leaks. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's tom vavar speaks to the bridge's chief engineer about what all of this means and what critics are saying about that. tom. >> well, the chief has called -- his name is bryan mahoney. he's been at this a long time. in fact, he's been with the replacement project since the quake damaged the original bridge a quarter century ago. >> caltrans chief bridge engineer says though many bridge criti
allowed, but neighbors say dogs run wild and no one is around to enforce it. ktvu channel 2 news at 7:00 is next. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 7:00. >> it won't end the drought, but rain is on the way. good evening. i'm gasia mikaelian. we're back on storm watch tonight as a round of much-needed rain moves toward the bay area. these pictures are from 90 minutes ago. before dark you can see clouds gathering. the rain is expected to arrive in the morning. meteorologist rosemary is in our weather center tracking that storm. >> gasia, for most of us the transition began today. it was a lot cooler out there, cloudier. a little breezy. you could see mostly cloudy skies. storm tracker 2 showing you that over the bay area. i back it up here. we have the storm in site. it will be with us for tomorrow. i want to give you a quick timeline here. as we get going tomorrow morning, we're mainly dry. perhaps a little bit of drizzle with rain still offshore. by 8:00, 9:00 or so it's moving into north bay as well as the central bay. we'll dea
down. it fell on to two cars and a hole and there were people inside. ktvu alex savidge down there on the scene. he's going to have more on the damage, the cleanup efforts, and how the peel are doing who were inside that house. so quite a scene. hopefully we don't see more of that but we to have rain on the way. thank you for joining us, wednesday, february 26th i'm pam cook. >> i'll give you a dollar if you give me an umbrella. i forgot mine. >> oh you did? oh dear. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. steve knows everything. >> i hope so. at least in the next four hours. we do have some rain here. heavier rain still a ways to go. there will be some areas that don't get that much rain. maybe a third to a half. other areas will get over two inches of rain. light rain will move in. it will throughout the next couple of hours intensify. but by around the noon hour, that is when the heavier bulk comes in. this is a mild pattern. mid to upper 50s for some and 57 sfo. the core of our jet stream is enhancing this on the backside. possibility with thunderstorms as well. maybe ha
. ktvu tara moriarty is on storm watch this morning in sonoma county. tara, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. when you wake up this morning you should notice cloudy skies, light rain. nothing too bad as steve mentioned. we are here in the north bay that should receive the brunt of the storm. a driver should also expect gusty winds so take it easy across the bridges. the chp is warning drivers to check their tire treads and pressure. the wet forecast brought in a steady stream of customers into the ace hardware store on university avenue. tarps, rain gear, and drainage pipes all in high demand and some in low supply. >> people started coming in yesterday and today. sol it's kind of like the hype oh is it really going to happen? i need to stockpile now. >> reporter: the number of sandbags also dwindling. moderate to heavy showers are not expected to kick in until noon. we could see some thunderstorms up to three inches of rain in the valley, up to seven in the mountains. thursday it should taper off but we will let you know when it will pick up again. >> a reminder y
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